Proposed Reductions from the School Board Budget Meeting held this morning at the Central Office:
These are the proposed areas for reductions presented by school administration
to the school board:
Salaries are frozen, no step nor base nor cost of living.
Increase only for stipends on degree completion and longevity ( fewer than 10 employees).
Estimated decrease in salary and benefits: – $809, 925.
Teacher reduction due to lower enrollment (5 positions)
Reduction of Administrative staff (2 positions)
Required program additions VIB (2 positions special education)
Reduction in substitute and supplemental pay (will not lessen the pay scale but the use of subs)
Reduction in other benefit categories (Retirement Service Plan- people cycling out)
Reduction is salaries verses proposed and actual in FY09.
Estimated Expenditures-Increases and additions: $404, 436
Health Insurance Premium (hope it is only 10% increase.)
Supplements removed from salary line.
Recommended Expenditure Reductions: -$ 491,076.
Summer school (secondary level only for seniors in need of a course to graduate) GED, ISAEP.
Transportation outlay (reduce bus purchases)
Fuel (prices are trending down)
Travel and conferences
Recommended Facilities and Infrastructure deferments: – $ 659,871.
Facilities (CIP) defer into two years the HVAC and roof improvements scheduled for Breckinridge Elementary
Technology infrastructure (no new upgrades or improvements)
Total reductions: $1,556,437.